Broadside No. 3 – an author advertisement

Hear ye hear ye me mateys!  I announce an additional broadside to me Captain’s log.  What is a broadside ye ask?  Traditionally: A broadside is the side of a ship, the battery of cannon on one side of a warship; or their coordinated fire in naval warfare. From the 16th century until the early decades … Continue reading Broadside No. 3 – an author advertisement

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The Captain’s Log – above world AND mirage (Jenn Reese)

Ahoy there mateys!  I read these books back to back so you get two book reviews in one! above world and mirage (Jenn Reese) I first learned about this author by reading her adult book, jade tiger, and decided to see what else she had written.  These are the first two books in the Above … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – above world AND mirage (Jenn Reese)

The Captain’s Log – percy jackson series (Rick Riordan)

Ahoy there me mateys! percy jackson and the olympians (Rick Riordan) This review veers off me standard course because I am reviewing an entire series at once!  Five books set in modern day in a world where Greek gods and creatures still exist.  Main character – a young boy named Percy Jackson (duh!) who finds … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – percy jackson series (Rick Riordan)

The Captain’s Log – the girl with all the gifts (M.R. Carey)

Ahoy there me mateys! the girl with all the gifts (M.R. Carey) This book was a terrific sci-fi thriller that once I started reading, I couldn’t put it down.  The story stars Melanie, a brilliant young girl that everyone is terrified of.  I could get into the whys of it, but of course then the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the girl with all the gifts (M.R. Carey)

Sailing to the Stars – starflight (Melissa Landers)

Ahoy there me mateys! starflight (Melissa Landers) This was a fun little space romp with romance.  I loved the main character of Solara.  The love interest, Doran, was the perfect jerk guy who comes around to be not so bad.  The eccentric crew is fun.  The ship’s mascot rocks.  The plot did not lead me … Continue reading Sailing to the Stars – starflight (Melissa Landers)